Chapter 2 Quiz: The Humanities and Critical Thinking Flashcards


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1

Apollo is

the Greek god of the sun, light, and truth.

2

Alienation involves

refusing or being unable to respond empathetically.

3

When you tell yourself a convenient and palatable version of an uncomfortable event, you are

rationalizing.

4

Identify and select the behavior that does not represent something valuable to critical thinking and forming critical responses:

Focusing on your intuitive and first response

5

Which of the following is a major component of exercising one’s own critical mind?

challenging assumptions

6

Which of the following terms is used to describe the enjoyment of watching a movie or TV show strictly for pleasure?

Popcorn syndrome

7

Which of the following terms is used to describe the action of identifying with another actual person or a character from a work of art?

empathy

8

Which of the following terms is used to describe pictures that a poet creates in your mind that communicate in a few words what ordinary prose cannot?

imagery

9

Which of the following terms is used to describe a 14-line poem with tight rules of length, rhythm, and rhyming pattern?

sonnet

10

Which of the following terms is used to describe the environment, background, or special circumstances in terms of which a given work is best understood?

context